Nontando Zintle Ngamlana is Executive Director at Afesis-corplan, having risen from within the organisation’s ranks. She is a seasoned development practitioner, a strategist and a social justice activist at heart. She holds an MBA from the Netherlands, a MDev, B.Sc Hon and a B.Sc in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, all from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
She has worked in the public, academic and NGO sectors in the past and has extensive experience in the design and use of participatory research methodologies, an approach which still characterises her work. Her present interests are the attainment of Afesis-corplan’s strategic goals, its resilience and sustainability, as well as ensuring that it remains a partner of choice in efforts aimed at deepening participatory local democracy.